Robinson delivers its 13,000th helicopter
By Naomi Szeben
Robinson Helicopter delivered it’s 13,000 helicopter on April 23, 2021, to SKY Helicopters of Dallas, Texas.
The delivery of the S/N 14438 revealed a brand-new colour scheme and is equipped with the latest in R44 options; a Lithium-ion battery, heated seats, and a 4K cockpit video camera. The aircraft also includes a well configured glass panel featuring Garmin’s 700L TXi, GTN 650Xi navigator, and a Genesys HeliSAS Autopilot.
SKY president Ken Pyatt wanted a new generation R44 to round-out the company’s fleet. “We purchased this R44 for our Part 135 air taxi and tour operations,” said Pyatt in a statement. A dealer since 1996, this latest acquisition puts SKY’s Robinson fleet at 27.
Robinson Helicopter Company was founded in 1973, manufacturing civil helicopters.